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Deus Ex: Human Revolution will take you roughly 25 hours to complete, developer Eidos Montreal has said.

According to the latest issue of PC Gamer UK - which is with subscribers now - the 2011 sequel is now finally playable from start to finish, and it's meant to take more than an entire day to do so.


"So far with them playing about six hours every day, most of them don't complete the game," producer David Anfossi told PCG of the testing team's six day week.
http://www.computerandvideogames.com....php?id=283769
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Currently 92 hours into Dragon Age Ultimate...

I admit I'm tired of it but makes this seem short as hell in comparison.
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25 hours is a joke. That means a good gamer could probably beat the game in 15 hours.
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Well its kinda cool. The games these days are really short 6-8hrs only .
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25 hours is a joke. That means a good gamer could probably beat the game in 15 hours.
lol

It took me 32 hours to complete the first game, without killing anyone. That was frustrating and hard as hell. No one complained about the first one being too short.

The second one took me 8 hours IIRC to complete the game without killing anyone, that one was too short.

25 hours is more than enough for a single player component. You have to remember that Deus Ex has always had multiple endings. 3+ possible endings in both games. So if this game has 3+ endings, that's 75 hours of game play. You can then factor in the extra challenge of not killing anyone, if it is possible, which will ramp up the play time some more.

I am not at all disappointed with this news. I hope they have concentrated more on the story line rather than padding the game out.
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MGS4 took me 27 hours the first time, about 8 the second time (though when I played MGS4, I was exploring EVERYTHING).
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Heck, hurrying through an 8th playthrough of HL2 will take 14+ hours so this is great.
    
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25 hours is a joke. That means a good gamer could probably beat the game in 15 hours.
by a good gamer do you mean a "hardcore" gamer who puts the difficulty on the highest on the first play through and then proceeds to complete the game as fast as he can without concentrating on the scenery or the storyline. And his only goal would be to finish the game to go: "hurr durr it's short and boring, I get much more from games like CoD or BF!"

Yeah but seriously I think it's a good length. ME2 took me 30h on the first try and 'bout 20 hours on the following attempts.
 
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MGS4 took me 27 hours the first time, about 8 the second time (though when I played MGS4, I was exploring EVERYTHING).
Same here, I think the first try took me about 27 hours as well, actually. And I did go venture into every nook and cranny to find all the items and equipment I could. Not to mention just plain not being sure about how to do some things for a while, till I figured it out (like beating Vamp). Plus I watched all the cutscenes.

And the next few times I played took MUCH less time. I didn't watch all of the cutscenes (skipped the less exciting ones), plus I knew what to do and knew where most of the good items were. And I also realized you could ally yourself with the rebels, which made a few parts a bit easier and quicker.

I think this is a good length for the game. I hope it turns out as good as the trailers make it out to be (well, I thought the trailers made it look good).
Edited by TriplePlay - 1/17/11 at 10:29pm
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assassin's creed 2 took me around about 28 hours and that felt an eternity lol...I think 25 hours is awesome especially these days,where singleplayer games are incredibly short.
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